Dr. Payne is a DBT – Linehan Board of Certification, Certified DBT Clinician. Dr. Payne provides Intensive Trainings for Behavioraltech, LLC. Within his role as a Behavioraltech Trainer, he has provided DBT training to clinicians across the nation and internationally. Dr. Payne is a Clinical Supervisor for the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics at the University of Washington in Seattle, the clinical research center led by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. Dr. Payne was the Program Chair for the ISITDBT Conference for 2012 and 2013, receiving the 2014 ISITDBT Service Award for his efforts as Program Chair. Dr. Payne served as the Clinical Coordinator of the DBT Program at NSLIJ Schneider Children’s Hospital for seven years prior to starting the CCDBT with his colleagues. Dr. Payne currently provides individual DBT and CBT as well as serving as a DBT Skills Group Leader at CCDBT. Dr. Payne received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1996.